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candidiasis

Syllabification: can·di·di·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌkandəˈdīəsəs
 
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Definition of candidiasis in English:

noun

Infection with candida, especially as causing oral or vaginal thrush.
Example sentences
  • Fungal infections such as candidiasis and aspergillosis are more commonly found in BMT recipients than PBSCT recipients because BMT patients have longer periods of neutropenia.
  • The differential diagnosis of erythrasma includes psoriasis, dermatophytosis, candidiasis, and intertrigo.
  • Subsequently, he was diagnosed as having hepatitis B, oral candidiasis, central nervous system toxoplasmosis, and perirectal herpes simplex virus.

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